A Guide To Plastic Free July

Plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental issues, as the rapidly increasing production of disposable plastic products overwhelms the world's ability to deal with them. So how bad is the plastic problem? As of 2018, approximately 380 million tons of plastic is produced worldwide each year[1]Half of all plastics ever manufactured have been… Continue reading A Guide To Plastic Free July

Zero-waste living wasn’t for me

My sustainable living journey began with educating myself on the significant environmental issues impacting the earth. Unfortunately, I did not preempt the opening of Pandora’s box. Climate change, deforestation, loss of biodiversity, pollution and soil degradation were only the tip of the iceberg. In my own doing, I was inundated with bleak reports, statistics and… Continue reading Zero-waste living wasn’t for me

A Glass Of Water With A Hint Of Plastic, Please

When ordering a glass of water I am sure an added hint of ingestible plastic was not what you had in mind. Unfortunately, a recent study by the American Chemical Society confirmed that American’s who meet their daily water intake through only bottled sources may be ingesting 90,000 microplastics annually, with those who only consume… Continue reading A Glass Of Water With A Hint Of Plastic, Please

5 Sustainability Books To Read This Year

When trying to live a more sustainable life, educating yourself on current issues are is crucial. For myself, reading books plays a massive part in the education piece. Here are my top 5 recommendations - Happy Reading! The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac Goodreads rating: 4.2/5 Christiana… Continue reading 5 Sustainability Books To Read This Year

5 Swaps To Make Your Bathroom Routine More Sustainable

With less than 50% of bathroom waste being recycled, therefore billions of pieces of plastic ending up in landfill, finding more sustainable and plastic-free bathroom alternatives is a must. Below are 5 easy swaps to your bathroom routine that you can make today! 1. Switch to Shampoo Bars. When I first heard of the shampoo… Continue reading 5 Swaps To Make Your Bathroom Routine More Sustainable

Blades of Glory; The Rise of the Safety Razor

Disposable razors, although not quite a single-use plastic, is still a bathroom item that deserves to be reviewed under our sustainable living magnifying glass. With metal blades, a plastic handle, finally encompassed by a plastic case (that is like Fort Knox when it comes to opening), they are far from helpful in our war against… Continue reading Blades of Glory; The Rise of the Safety Razor